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Oklahoma Home and Community Education, Inc. is a group of continuing education in all aspects of home and community life. The organization's ultimate mission is to educate its members to be well-informed and able to handle change in their homes and communities. Through its relationship with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, OHCE presents research-based information to its members.


Learn more about our county OHCE meetings and events going on in your community by liking and following the Ottawa County OHCE Facebook page!

Ottawa County Home & Community Education Officers 2024

County Executive Officers  
Kathy Enyart County Advisor
Barbara Hutto President
Linda Garrett Vice-President
Mellissa Olson Secretary
Eleanor Botts Treasurer
Elmview Group Officers                         
Sue Rendel  Group President
Carolyn Ritchey Group Vice-President
Melissa Olson Group Secretary
Linda Garrett Group Treasurer
Spring River Group Officers                 
Barbara Hutto Group President
Eleanor Botts Group Vice-President
Dorothy Amphlett Group Secretary
Dorothy Amphlett Group Treasurer

OHCE Meetings:

  • Oklahoma Home and Community Education Executive Meetings 3rd Monday at 9:30AM at the Ottawa Co. Extension Office Conference Room (All Dates are Tentative & Subject to change)
  • Spring River and Elm View groups are meeting jointly on the 2nd Tuesday of each month with business beginning at 1:30 PM at the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church.


2024 OHCE Community Projects:

  • DIMES for Ottawa County

    Suggests that each member save dimes from January 1 to November 15 to be used for a special Christmas Community Service project.


    2023's project was a food donation towards the Ottawa County 4-H food drive for the Salvation Army.

  • Quarterly Donation Project

    Each quarter OHCE members will provide necessity items for the needy in Ottawa County. Items may go to groups, churches, or schools according to need. 


OHCE Cultural Enrichment Workshops

To register for the following workshops call the Extension office. Information will come available closer to dates.

  • Book Folding - March 21st
    • Taught by Mary Newkirk
    • 1:00PM and 5:30PM
    • Cost: $10
  • Barn Quilt - May 7th
    • Taught by Kathy Enyart
    • 1:00PM and 5:30PM
    • Cost: $10
  • Cookie Decorating - September 17th
    • Taught by Kathy Enyart
    • 1:00PM and 5:30PM
    • Cost: $10
  • Macrame - October TBA
    • Taught by Kris Woodruff
    • 1:00PM and 5:30PM
    • Cost: $10


Ottawa County OHCE Scholarship

$100 Scholarship Sponsored by the Members of Ottawa County OHCE. To apply, please complete the OHCE Scholarship Application.


OHCE Fundraising

All members are encouraged to sell and purchase RADA Cutlery items. All proceeds are used to fund the OHCE projects throughout the year. Contact the Extension Office at (918) 542-1688  or the chairman, Linda Garrett to order or purchase any RADA product.

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